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  • The Literary Theory Handbookby Gregory Castle

    Wiley 2013; US$ 36.95

    The Literary Theory Handbook introduces studentsto the history and scope of literary theory, showing them how toperform literary analysis, and providing a greater understanding ofthe historical contexts for different theories.   A new edition of this highly successful text, which includesupdated and refined chapters, and new sections on... more...

  • Einführung in die romanische Sprachwissenschaftby Wolfgang Pöckl; Franz Rainer; Bernhard Pöll

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 559.00

    This book provides a detailed introduction to Romance linguistics, giving valuable informationon 1) working techniques and tools, 2) the sub-disciplines of linguistics, and 3) Romance languages, thus linking theoretical reflection with practical skills. The book is divided into 13 identically structured units (including working techniques, branches... more...

  • Reality and Truth in Literatureby Irena Avsenik Nabergoj

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 30.78

    Die Frage der Wahrheit gehört zu den zentralen Problemen der Philosophie und der Kunst. Dieser Band nimmt eine häufige Kontrastierung kritisch in den Blick: Die Abgrenzung der ganzheitlichen Darstellung der Wirklichkeit und Wahrheit in der Kunst von abstrakten philosophischen Diskursen. Wirklichkeit des Daseins ist die Thematik menschlicher Existenz,... more...

  • The Story About the Story Vol. IIby J. C. Hallman; David Foster Wallace; Zadie Smith; Margaret Atwood; Martin Amis; Charles Baxter

    Tin House Books 2013; US$ 18.95

    In the second volume of The Story About the Story , editor J. C. Hallman continues to argue for an alternative to the staid five-paragraph-essay writing that has inoculated so many against the effects of good books. Writers have long approached writing about reading from an intensely personal perspective, incorporating their pasts and their passions... more...

  • Feminist Literary Historyby Janet Todd

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.50

    In this timely book Janet Todd offers an analysis and defence ofthe feminist literary history practised by Elaine Showalter andother contemporary American literary critics. She argues that thisapproach rightly links the political concerns of feminist criticismto the uncovering of female voices embedded in history. Todd reconstructs the development... more...

  • Spatial Relations. Volume Two.by John Kinsella

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 149.00

    These volumes present John Kinsella?s uncollected critical writings and personal reflections from the early 1990s to the present. Included are extended pieces of memoir written in the Western Australian wheatbelt and the Cambridge fens, as well as acute essays and commentaries on the nature and genesis of personal and public poetics. Pivotal are a... more...

  • Spatial Relations. Volume One.by John Kinsella

    Editions Rodopi 2013; US$ 150.00

    These volumes present John Kinsella?s uncollected critical writings and personal reflections from the early 1990s to the present. Included are extended pieces of memoir written in the Western Australian wheatbelt and the Cambridge fens, as well as acute essays and commentaries on the nature and genesis of personal and public poetics. Pivotal are a... more...

  • Das europäische Mittelalter im Spannungsbogen des Vergleichsby Michael Borgolte

    De Gruyter 2001; US$ 70.00

    Marc Blochs Plädoyer von 1927 für eine vergleichende Geschichte des europäischen Mittelalters war zwar unter seinen Schülern und Enkelschülern nie ganz in Vergessenheit geraten. Doch offenkundig mußte erst die westöstliche Spaltung des Kontinents im Kalten Krieg überwunden werden, damit neue, konzentrierte Anläufe zur Realisierung des umstürzenden... more...

  • Meisterschaft im Prozessby Franziska Wenzel

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 182.00

    Die Wertschätzung des mittelalterlichen Textes an seinem historischen Ort, den Handschriften, steigt beständig. Der Ton als textuelle Form eigenen Rechts avanciert mit diesem Buch das erste Mal zum analytischen Gegenstand, und zwar auf der Basis eines Textabdrucks des Langen Tons aller vier Hauptüberlieferungszeugen. Da die Sortierung von Strophen... more...

  • Komparatistikby Evi Zemanek; Alexander Nebrig

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 694.00

    - Prinzip und Praxis des Vergleichens im Spannungsfeld neuer kulturwissenschaftlicher und medientheoretischer Ansätze: Vergleich zwischen Literaturen und anderen Künsten - Revision ,klassischer' Forschungsfelder wie Stoff-, Motiv- und Einflussforschung mithilfe neuerer Theorien zu Intertextualität und Intermedialität - Historische und systematische... more...